I grew up broken. Acknowledging I needed help wasn’t new. But the extraordinary thing cancer taught me is that in brokenness I can minister. And God shows up. Forty-five years…
St. Patrick established Christianity in Ireland in the early fifth century by returning to the land of his enemies to bring the gospel, and suffering persecution and deprivation. Tradition holds that he died Mar. 17, 460 AD, now known as St. Patrick’s Day.
Ordinary Miracles: Awakening to the Holy Work of Parenting
Author: Rachel S. Gerber
How can a miracle be ordinary? Miracles are…miracles, not regular, everyday occurrences. However, when we place God at the centre of our lives, everything becomes a miracle. This is what Rachel Gerber demonstrates in Ordinary Miracles: Awakening to the Holy Work of Parenting.
Every night before bed, James and Michelle Herrle pray with their sons Sam and Ben that their daughter and sister Lydia will be healed. It’s the same prayer they’ve offered…
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Testimony: We don’t believe in miracles – we rely on them
There’s an aphorism that’s been hanging outside our study for more than 20 years: “We don’t believe in miracles. We rely upon them.” This saying had always been nothing but head knowledge to us, but we came to realize its profound meaning through some recent experiences.
The term “miracle” is derived from the Latin word miraculum meaning “something wonderful.” But due to its casual use in our day, the term has lost much of its lustre.
What a joy our first son has been to my wife Audrey and me. Three years after Nolan’s birth, we welcomed our second son, Cameron, into the world. Life was good.
Just like other Christian jargon, the word miracle has different meanings to different groups of people.
“Do you believe someone can be healed of AIDS?” That was the question a discouraged doctor asked my elderly pastor friend during a seminar exploring how western medicine and “faith healing” could work together to combat a deadly disease.
This month, our three denominational periodicals – the MB Herald, MB Chinese Herald and Le Lien – have partnered together to bring you an issue on miracles. We’ve collected articles by French, Chinese, and English-speaking authors to bring you a wide variety of perspectives on the subject.